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noise pollution

Overuse of gadgets can fry ears & brain too

Loud noise created by man-made materials is not natural to our ears. It can cause noise-induced hearing loss

11 Jan 2021 5:59 PM

French court allows ducks to keep quacking

'The ducks have won': French court says they may keep on quacking.

29 Nov 2019 2:30 PM

Manmade noise labelled major environmental pollutant

Manmade noise a 'major global pollutant': study.

20 Nov 2019 6:35 PM

Noise pollution: Bombay HC rejects police apology

The commissioner responded by telling the court that the police officers concerned and the commissioner were new to the city of Mumbai.

29 Mar 2019 3:05 AM

Bombay HC annoyed with city police over noise pollution

The court said that the commissioner did not state what he would do if any officer failed to take action against noise violations.

22 Mar 2019 1:25 AM


CP asked to act against Id organisers for noise pollution

It has now directed the commissioner to file an affidavit by March 2 this year.

21 Feb 2019 2:05 AM

Cop action curbed bursting of noisy firecrackers: NGO

This year, the maximum decibel level was recorded at 114.1 dB, lower than last year’s maximum of 117.8 dB.

10 Nov 2018 1:24 AM

File affidavit over violation of noise levels: HC to state

Accordingly, Sanjay Salunkhe, one of the members of Awaaz Foundation had recorded noise levels from various parts of the city.

01 Nov 2018 1:16 AM

Air pollution, noise putting you at risk of cardiovascular diseases

New study looked at the combined effects of air and noise pollution for heart attack mortality.

25 Oct 2018 3:54 PM

Know how noise pollution affects your health

Excessive noise can affect blood pressure and cause hypertension.

15 Oct 2018 8:46 AM


Over 50,000 cops to be on immersion duty

Police stations have been asked to step up their surveillance on noise pollution in light of court order.

22 Sep 2018 5:27 AM

DJs move court to save loudspeakers

Police has been falsely stating that HC has directed them to ban sound system.

12 Sep 2018 12:48 AM

2-wheelers main cause of vehicular pollution in city

To top this, most of these vehicles are found to be using less eco-friendly fuel, such as LPG and CNG.

01 Sep 2018 1:34 AM

Now WhatsApp your noise plaint to police

People can also call and email their grievances.

27 Aug 2018 12:57 AM

‘Direct 27 state civic bodies to implement recommendations’

The court then asked NEERI to submit its requirements in writing.

22 Aug 2018 2:16 AM


Bombay HC: Officials will be liable for noise violations during fests

The PILs were filed by Awaaz Foundation, Hirali Foundation and other individual petitioners representing different parts of the city and the state.

25 Jul 2018 1:59 AM

Take more steps to reduce noise pollution: Bombay HC to govt

The petitioner was only concerned that MMRCL should not cross noise decibel levels.

30 Jun 2018 2:58 AM

Mumbai among Maha cities with noisiest peak hrs: Study

The study was conducted by recording noise levels while using cycles across 1,500 locations in Mumbai.

28 Jun 2018 4:57 AM

Noise violations to be punishable

Action will be taken against BMC officials who failed to curb the same.

27 Jun 2018 2:31 AM

Hyderabad noise levels at all-time high, ranks 3rd among sound polluted cities

Earlier, the city was listed on the top 10 of most air-polluted metropolitan cities.

07 Jun 2018 1:15 PM